Homebuyers are being left in the dark over their true exposure to flooding as official maps understate the flood risks properties face, it has been claimed. In the rush to beat the stamp duty deadline, homebuyers are being urged not to cut corners on f...
A recent poll of over 1,000 SpareRoom users revealed that over half (53 per cent) put off moving due to the pandemic, the main reason for this was down to it not feeling safe (40 per cent). Please see a full breakdown of what put people off moving belo...
London’s property market witnessed a 19.4 per cent decrease in the number of sellers willing to drop their asking prices, according to Chestertons’ latest market analysis. The uplift in sellers’ confidence echoes Halifax’s latest House Price Index for ...
Choosing to rent out your home is a big decision and there are a number of important factors you should consider before taking the plunge and moving tenants into your property. We’ve pulled together these top tips to help you prepare to rent out your h...
The past year has seen an unexpected property boom in the UK, with more and more people looking to get onto the property ladder than ever before – so how can anyone looking to buy a home compete in this crowded market? Below, Ross Counsell, chartered s...
The outstanding value of all residential mortgage loans in the UK stood 3.6 per cent higher at the end of Q1 2021 than at the same point the year before, according to new Bank of England figures. The figures, released yesterday, also showed that the va...
The pandemic and subsequent UK lockdowns have had a transformative impact on UK employees, with more than a third (36 per cent) aged 18-34 moving house so as to secure a better quality of life, according to new findings from Close Brothers. The corresp...
Landbay has today launched two brand new products to its catalogue for landlords with three properties or less. The first is a 2-year fixed rate at 2.85 per cent up to 65 per cent loan to value (LTV), available on loans of up to £1.5m. The second is a ...
Wallasey saw the biggest increase in asking prices of any place in the UK in the year to April 2021, in a top ten list dominated by locations in the North West. Average asking prices for homes in the town in Merseyside rose by 15.6 per cent annually, o...
The average monthly repayment decreased for those seeking to remortgage in April was £195, according to the latest LMS Monthly Remortgage Snapshot. The document, released today, also found that nearly a third (31 per cent) of those remortgaging were lo...